Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes become even more delicious with the addition of maple-flavored syrup, nutmeg and pecans.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
lb red garnet or dark-orange sweet potatoes
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
tablespoons finely chopped pecans, toasted, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Pierce potatoes with fork. Place potatoes in 9-inch square pan. Cover; bake about 1 hour 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
  • 2 Let potatoes stand about 10 minutes or until cool enough to handle; slip off skins and discard.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat maple syrup and butter to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Add potatoes to saucepan; mash potatoes with syrup mixture, using electric mixer on medium speed, until light and fluffy. Stir in salt and nutmeg. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    540%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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